ÉTUDE ÉCONOMIQUE CONSEIL

Areas of expertise

The projects Étude Économique Conseil (EEC Canada) carries out are in the fields of applied economics and management, and cover a broad range of sectors of activity.

Management

With respect to management, Étude Économique Conseil (EEC Canada) has carried out work covering many fields including the following :

Strategic planning

 

Management, market, and financial planning studies, pricing policy, commercial strategy

 

Evaluation of supply and demand for key product/market pairs 

 

Access or growth strategies in global and foreign-entry markets (exporting, acquisition, partnerships, mergers, direct investment)

 

Corporate restructuring or rehabilitation diagnostics

 

Privatisation of state-run enterprises

 

Human resources planning and development

 

Human resources management and remuneration systems, particularly in the public service

 

Negotiation support of various kinds for businesses

 

Study and implementation of general management systems, planning and development of specialised management systems

 

Understanding and analysis of public policies from the point of view of business management

 

Preparation of studies on behalf of business in relationship with public, regulatory, or judicial bodies

 

Institutional and organisational reviews (diagnosis, solution finding, implementation and monitoring for results)

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Applied economics

With respect to applied economics, the firm’s true area of specialisation, EEC Canada has worked on projects in a large number of domains, including the following :

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Macro-economic frameworks and economic reform programs 

 

Economic development strategy and planning 

 

Governance 

 

Industrial and commercial policy analysis 

 

Agricultural policy and programs 

 

Permanent and ad hoc statistics and database building : censuses, surveys, and polls

 

Sector studies 

 

value chain analysis

 

innovation strategy

 

gender-based analysis

 

National and regional economic profiles 

 

Analysis and evaluation of regulatory frameworks 

 

Investment and competition incentive frameworks 

 

Legal reform with economic impacts 

 

Investment planning 

 

Public finance (taxation and expenditures) 

 

Public debt (analysis, management, and strategy) 

 

Urban planning and urbanisation policy 

 

Design and evaluation of social policy 

 

Design and evaluation of environmental protection policy and programs

 

Program evaluation 

 

Pricing studies

 

Study of financial markets (banking, insurance, capital and equity markets) and their development, and of financing instruments and mechanisms

 

Economic and financial project analysis (cost-benefit analyses, feasibility studies, impact analyses)

 

Market studies and demand studies 

 

Design of training programs

In the area of economic policy, EEC is today one of the main private North American consulting firms, counting among its team many international calibre experts who have worked directly with multilateral institutions in the design, implementation, evaluation, and revision of policies and reforms in developing countries. EEC’s team of economists can therefore put at the disposal of its clients extensive concrete experience in matters of comprehension and analysis of macro-economic, sector (agricultural, industrial, or financial), and social policies.